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Andrew Brinker
Andrew Brinker works as The Beacon's lead investigative reporter. He previously served as the paper's news editor, directing coverage of Emerson's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. He's also worked as The Beacon's Deputy Express Editor, Senior SGA reporter, and Assistant Enterprise Editor. Brinker is a working freelance journalist. He dearly loves his cat Mittens, learning to cook, soup dumplings, and walking the city of Boston.

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Andrew Brinker, Senior Investigative Reporter

Dec 18, 2020
SGA passes legislation condemning The Beacon over instances of racism, discrimination (Story)
Dec 01, 2020
President Lee Pelton to resign in June, lead Boston Foundation (Story)
Nov 28, 2020
Massachusetts reports 2,941 new coronavirus cases, 40 deaths (Story)
Nov 25, 2020
Massachusetts daily COVID-19 cases surge past 3,000 (Story)
Nov 21, 2020
Emerson reports four new positive COVID-19 tests, weekly total up to 16 (Story)
Nov 19, 2020
Students’ Thanksgiving break travel could drive virus spread, experts say (Story)
Nov 07, 2020
After Biden’s presidential win, joy floods the streets (Story)
Nov 05, 2020
Guest emergency prompts W hotel lockdown (Story)
Nov 05, 2020
Peaceful Boston demonstrations condemn Trump efforts against vote counting (Story)
Nov 04, 2020
Emerson, Boston brace for potential civil unrest as election picture clarifies (Story)
Oct 29, 2020
Emerson admin strengthen COVID-19 testing enforcement amid rising statewide cases (Story)
Oct 22, 2020
Massachusetts COVID metrics rise as anticipated second wave approaches (Story)
Oct 19, 2020
Little Building fire alarm sends residents onto Boston Common (Story/Media)
Oct 16, 2020
Kasteel Well program cancelled for spring semester due to ongoing travel restrictions (Story)
Oct 15, 2020
First days of simplified symptom tracking process see delays at tap desks (Story)
Oct 08, 2020
Emerson COVID-19 dashboard riddled with inaccuracies, missing metrics (Story)
Oct 02, 2020
Suspect arrested in hit-and-run near Public Garden (Story)
Oct 01, 2020
Boston enters COVID ‘red zone,’ but Emerson keeps cases low (Story)
Sep 26, 2020
Protesters marched to Boston City Hall over Breonna Taylor case (Story)
Sep 22, 2020
Dining Center to temporarily close following three positive COVID-19 tests among food vendors (Story)
Sep 17, 2020
GRAPH: College reports 11 positive COVID-19 tests, inconsistent dashboard numbers (Story)
Sep 04, 2020
Reopening is going to plan, administrators say (Story)
Aug 21, 2020
Students in private on-campus rooms may isolate ‘in place’ if exposed to virus (Story)
Aug 17, 2020
Emerson reports first positive COVID-19 case since April (Story)
Jul 31, 2020
Anonymous group calls for changes to address institutional racism in performing arts department (Story)
Jul 19, 2020
SGA executive president resigns (Story)
Jul 16, 2020
College to mandate weekly self-swab COVID-19 testing for students in the fall (Story)
Jul 14, 2020
ICE rule barring international students from online study in the U.S. lifted (Story)
Jul 10, 2020
College to increase tuition for fall semester, following national trend (Story)
Jul 04, 2020
As Boston-area college administrations break a wall of silence on tuition, Emerson stays quiet (Story)
Jun 30, 2020
Former professor under investigation for multiple sexual assault allegations (Story)
Jun 27, 2020
Dueling protests to clash on Boston Common (Story)
Jun 26, 2020
Faculty member out after allegations of “serious misconduct” (Story)
Jun 25, 2020
Extended EU travel ban could throw Kasteel Well study abroad program into uncertainty (Story)
Jun 20, 2020
Administration officials disclose additional details on what fall semester may look like (Story)
Jun 13, 2020
D.C. program to proceed in the fall (Story)
Jun 03, 2020
Here’s a timeline showing how protests stayed peaceful in Boston (Story)
May 02, 2020
Rodenbush, activist outsider wins SGA executive presidency (Story)
Apr 29, 2020
Presidential working group recommends creating standing review committee, changes to Title IX office (Story)
Apr 26, 2020
Three SGA executive president candidates compete to lead organization into a new era (Story)
Apr 26, 2020
As SGA elections approach, no one is campaigning for executive treasurer (Story)
Apr 23, 2020
Students vote to approve new, wide-ranging SGA constitution (Story)
Mar 12, 2020
Students grapple with leaving or staying on campus following COVID-19 pandemic (Media)
Mar 11, 2020
How COVID-19 affects Emerson College (Story)
Mar 11, 2020
A day filled with uncertainty finds students reacting to online classes (Story)
Mar 06, 2020
College to consider halting study abroad programs as coronavirus spreads (Story)
Mar 02, 2020
Pelton announces precautionary measures against coronavirus outbreak (Story)
Feb 28, 2020
Grand jury will not pursue indictments in Hollis investigation (Story)
Feb 20, 2020
SGA knowingly ignored election rules during fall and spring 2019 contests (Story)
Feb 13, 2020
Financial Equity Board in limbo after weeks of delay (Story)
Feb 08, 2020
Chief Justice says constitution is “pretty straight forward” regarding ineligibility (Story)
Feb 06, 2020
SGA Treasurer faces possible impeachment over questions of eligibility (Story)
Jan 29, 2020
Structural changes reshaping student government following rocky semester (Story)
Dec 14, 2019
Ice sculptures may be considered “unnecessary spending” in proposed treasury handbook revisions (Story)
Dec 11, 2019
Academic initiative ratified at last joint session of the semester (Story)
Dec 10, 2019
Palauskas campaigns on experience at SGA press night (Story/Media)
Dec 04, 2019
Hoppe talks ongoing campus construction with SGA (Story/Media)
Dec 04, 2019
Palauskas joins SGA presidential race amid dropouts (Story)
Nov 22, 2019
Marlboro graduate school staff left unaware of closure track (Story)
Nov 19, 2019
SGA Academic Town Hall highlights prevailing college issues (Story)
Nov 16, 2019
SGA approves largest appeal of the semester (Story)
Nov 14, 2019
Marlboro Graduate School facing imminent closure (Story)
Nov 14, 2019
A chat with Marlboro College President Kevin Quigley (Story)
Nov 08, 2019
FAB delays Ribbons on the Runway appeal vote (Story)
Nov 07, 2019
IT apologizes to SGA for server crash, Workday issues (Story)
Nov 07, 2019
What we know and what we don’t about the Emerson-Marlboro merger (Story)
Nov 07, 2019
Emerson to merge with college in Vermont in fall 2020 (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
FAB approves request to bring “The Haze” to campus (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
SGA secretary admits to misplacing joint session meeting minutes (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
SGA hosts new diversity director, public art think tank (Story)
Oct 28, 2019
ELA campus safe as Getty Fire moves west (Story)
Oct 27, 2019
FAB approves two appeals requests, dismisses others (Story)
Oct 23, 2019
SGA and Beacon clash over proposed amendment (Story)
Oct 17, 2019
FAB approves over $12,000 worth of appeals (Story)
Oct 16, 2019
SGA officials grapple with tuition costs before trustees meeting (Story)
Oct 16, 2019
SGA special elections to proceed without balloted candidates (Story)
Oct 13, 2019
SGA approves Skunks’ budget request, talks Voice Your Choice (Story)
Oct 13, 2019
FAB grants half of ESports’ $2,000 appeal (Story)
Oct 04, 2019
FAB delays vote on Skunks Budget Request (Story)
Oct 02, 2019
SEAL reports EmConnect data to SGA (Story)
Sep 26, 2019
Controversial fee amendment bill voted down (Story)
Sep 25, 2019
Semple faces questioning over policy proposal (Story)
Sep 21, 2019
Youth-led strike pressures Mass. legislature to act on climate change (Story)
Sep 20, 2019
Vote on controversial fee amendment postponed (Story)
Sep 18, 2019
SGA sets election timeline, approves six positions (Story)
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